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Jeff and Matt

Everyone's favorite home improvement advice comedy podcast. Join Jeff and Matt every week as we answer listener questions about their very real house repair and DIY projects with very real terrible advice.

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Jun 18, 2018 Jeff and Matt
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As the saying goes: Invoke a bayou witch, get cursed with 30 minutes of echo. On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about painting over wallpaper, houseboats v. lug yawls, and the biggest hole we’ve ever dug. Meanwhile, in our own projects, Matt hired out some electrical work so he can burn things while Jeff called a ceasefire with the squirrels. Plus, we share expert tips about improving your home wifi signal. Working on a...
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Jun 4, 2018 Jeff and Matt
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“Spacklegeist: We aim to whelm!”   On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about bathroom exhaust fans, what to do when your partner thinks you’re handier than you are, and projects that first-time homeowners can tackle to add value to their houses.   Meanwhile, in our own projects, Matt struggles against too many leaves and Jeff continues his battle against squirrels at the bird feeder.   Plus, we share expert tips about...
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Apr 16, 2018 Jeff and Matt
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Hey, it’s Episode 200! What better way to celebrate than to be revisited by the ghost of echo reverb past! (We’re sorry. It’s only for 10 minutes. Ok maybe 14.)   On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about hot attics, gutter guards, and vacuum ductwork systems.   Meanwhile, in our own projects, Matt can’t get the legal help to hang a door and Jeff’s holding a tool Wrestlemania.   Plus, we share expert tips about...
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Mar 21, 2018 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about studless drywall TV mounting, testing pushpins for weight distribution, and used rodent zappers. Elsewhere, Jeff’s been developing an introvert’s parka helmet while Matt’s been working on rose-colored contacts. Plus, we share expert tips about dowels. Working on a project? Tweet about the show using #spacklegeist or email us your home improvement questions to spacklegeist at...
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Feb 13, 2018 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about load-bearing walls, removing hairspray overspray from bathroom walls, sealing toilets, soundproofing windows, and a mystery dripping sound inside the wall. Elsewhere, Jeff’s waging a losing war against squirrel influencers while Matt’s been reprogramming his dishwasher to sing Broadway showtunes. Plus, we share expert tips about appeasement. Working on a project? Tweet about the...
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Feb 4, 2018 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about getting former homeowners to clean up when you move in, painting carpet, and how to get rid of paint from abandoned projects. Elsewhere, Jeff hosts a power tool Royal Rumble while Matt tricks friends into painting. Plus, we share expert tips about coping. Working on a project? Tweet about the show using #spacklegeist or email us your home improvement questions to spacklegeist at gmail...
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Jan 22, 2018 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about thinly planing asbestos off of wood flooring, trowel-finish patios, and the proper spelling of crown moulding. Elsewhere, Matt’s been devising new forms of fire suppression, while Jeff is just taping over his problems. Plus, we share expert tips about hand-to-hand kitchen combat. Working on a project? Tweet about the show using #spacklegeist or email us your home improvement...
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Jan 15, 2018 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about mysterious warm spots in the wall, noisy garbage disposal, and animals crawling under a deck to die. Elsewhere, Jeff’s been working on coining some common sayings in a proxy model and Matt’s trying to fix the thresholds in his house. Plus, we reveal the latest tips about hydroelectricity. Working on a project? Tweet about the show using #spacklegeist or email us your home...
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Jan 9, 2018 Jeff and Matt
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“What we provided may not have been what was requested.” On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about electrifying cages, a maple syrup smell, holes in bathroom wall tile, and a clicking noise in the furnace. Elsewhere, Jeff’s been working on a supreme court contraption and Matt’s trying to recreate some holiday cheer. Plus, we reveal the latest tips about prom fashion. Working on a project? Tweet about the show using...
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Dec 5, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about foundation. That’s it. Just foundation. Look, it’s been a while since we’ve recorded, so we’re slowly finding our way back.   Elsewhere, Matt repurposed a surplus of frozen turkeys for some deck work and Jeff finds some new buddies.   Plus, we reveal the latest safety tips about not using your mouth as a rock tumbler for galvanized fasteners.   Working on a project? Tweet...
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Sep 24, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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“I’d very much like to do this job as cheaply without dying.”   On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about cheater plugs and GFCI upgrades, malfunctioning garage door openers, using ladders at safe angles, and adapting UV lamps for bathtub turtles.   Elsewhere, Jeff dabbles in identity theft while Matt dabbles in identity protection.   Plus, we share our recommendations about secondhand tools.   Working on a project?...
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Sep 18, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about opening a door that’s been slammed shut, reducing noise between paper-thin double doors, sistering vs offsetting ceiling joists, and improving prosthetic dragon tails. Elsewhere, Matt’s been having trouble finishing and Jeff is building something Matt already made him. Plus, we share recommendations for leveling uneven chimneys. Working on a project? Tweet about the show using...
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Sep 12, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about grounded outlets in old houses, automatically refilling toilets, and building shallow water vessels. Elsewhere, Matt updates us on his quest for new DIY beard balm, and Jeff tells us about his new gargoyle friends. Plus, we share recommendations for the best toolbelts for fighting crime.   Working on a project? Tweet about the show using #spacklegeist or email us your home improvement...
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Sep 4, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about routine home maintenance tasks, squirrels eating door jambs, and constructing hidden lazy susans. Elsewhere, Matt briefs us on cabinet Face/Off while Jeff (who got married!) explains how to turn a bread bowl on a lathe. Plus, we share recommendations for new uses of guerilla glue. Working on a project? Tweet about the show using #spacklegeist or email us your home improvement questions...
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Aug 28, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about getting mice out of the house, trickling tub spouts, and PVC pipes for underground structures. Elsewhere, Matt dabbles in toilet wine and Jeff tells us about his whimsical whipple windmill. The Spacklegeist Tip-Off returns as Jeff squares off against Bob Vila over how best to defrost a freezer. Plus, we share tips about independently suspended bath soaps. Working on a project? Tweet...
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Aug 21, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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Spacklegeist 187 On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about more resistant fishing lures for muskies, bothersome smoke alarms, and David Hasselhoff vinyl decals. Elsewhere, Matt updates us on his efforts to retrofit tiki torches to fight nazis and Jeff talks about how to outfit wooden dog whistles to deafen racists. We also share tips about bathroom sin. Working on a project? Tweet about the show using #spacklegeist or email us...
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Aug 14, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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*We realize we have a reverb problem. We think we fixed it for next time. We apologize for the disorientation, but we do not apologize for the quality of our advice.* On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about installing stained glass in outbuildings, cutting wood without a tablesaw, and what steps are called. In its sophomore appearance, Just the Tipoff pits Matt squarely against Bob Vila for expertise superiority on the...
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Aug 7, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about non-lethal lawncare, the difference between concrete and cement, and feeding and watering your roofers. Elsewhere, Jeff tries to tamp down his rage, Matt updates us on his scream door project, and we share tips about fixing the internet. Plus! We introduce a new segment, The Spacklegeist Tipoff, where we stack our advice against the so-called home improvement “pros.” We’re...
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Aug 1, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about front doors and unwelcome house guests, why toilets sweat, and what our expertise actually covers. Elsewhere, Jeff tries to organize Matt’s toilet hammers and Matt makes it difficult. Plus, we share tips about choosing the right air compressor. Working on a project? Tweet about the show using #spacklegeist or email us your home improvement questions to spacklegeist at gmail dot com....
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Jul 24, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about tipping your repair person, the structural integrity of firemen poles, and longterm hardware investments. Elsewhere, Matt talks about his garbage disposal/fruit fly breeding ground, and Jeff explores fidget spinners. Plus, we share tips about getting the most out of your carpenter’s pencil. Working on a project? Tweet about the show using #spacklegeist or email us your home...
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Jul 17, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we answer listener questions about the rules and laws concerning killing mosquitoes and appliance outlets in the kitchen. Elsewhere, Matt talks about building thousand-yard stairs and Jeff is basically wood-paneled Banksy. Plus, we share tips about our favorite cosmic drill bits. Working on a project? Tweet about the show using #spacklegeist or email us your home improvement questions to spacklegeist at gmail dot com....
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Jul 10, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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Welcome! Are you sure? We’re sorry. On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, Matt admits to herpetological tax evasion and Jeff issues an anserine apology. In Whatchoo Workin’ On, Matt updates us his on his tomb silos for a-holes, and Jeff made a broom. Our listeners have questions about tubs that fill when sinks run, when air conditioners leak, and building a better mouse trap. Finally, Hardware We’re Hard For brings us a way to prevent rain. Working on...
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Jul 3, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we try to self-regulate our segment timing, to mixed results, and apologize for off-brand jingoism in the Correctional Facility. Whatchoo Workin’ On features 3D printing technology and corn currency, and our listeners have questions about making using Coke bottles in plumbing, building a real-life Field of Dreams, using pressure washers without killing the landscaping Finally, Hardware We’re Hard For brings us back...
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Jun 26, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we begin by trying out a few new taglines and invoking the wrath of Angela Lansbury before jumping to the Correctional Facility to acknowledge cicadas. Whatchoo Workin’ On features tips about using wine corks for furniture feet and the Internet of Tools. Our listeners have questions about fireplace water stains, built-in toothbrush holders, and squirrels in the insulation. Finally, Hardware We’re Hard For checks out...
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Jun 19, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we make up for last week with a lightning round of corrections--special mea culpa to orphans everywhere. We talk opossum spittoons and squirrel-proofing your car, and our listeners have questions about the morality of vice grips, neighborhood fence laws, and existentialism--plus a bonus lightning round to answer all of Sam M’s many questions. Finally, Hardware We’re Hard For takes us to the multiverse. Working on a...
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Jun 11, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we have no corrections for the first time ever. In Whatchoo Workin’ On, Matt updates us on renovating a McDonald’s PlayPlace and Jeff’s been workin’ on ships. Our listeners have questions about faced v. unfaced insulation, outdoor kitchens, what is this for, and what to do with drywall anchors that lose their heads. Finally, Hardware We’re Hard For takes us to the library. Working on a project? Tweet about the...
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Jun 4, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we issue a correction about currency that gives us paws. Out of order this week, our listeners have questions about castle playhouses, how to tell if a potential house is a lemon, and why animals can’t have tools. We apologize to badgers, or should. In Whatchoo Workin’ On, we talk what to stock in an emergency toolbox and tips for squirrel-proofing. Finally, Hardware We’re Hard For helps us climb the ranks....
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May 29, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we start by issuing corrections about microwaveable shingles. Jeff’s been working on Spencer’s Gifts t-shirt cannons, and Matt’s been waging an ongoing war with an opossum. He is losing. Our listeners have questions about fixing decorative trim that was unfortunately stapled, death by asbestos, concrete hole footers, improving AC energy efficiency, cracked grout, and building a ladder to the moon. Finally,...
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May 22, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, the regular podquarters are under construction and we’re recording from Jeff’s house/concert hall. In the Correctional Facility we regret to inform you that painting babies is not advisable, and provide updates on leatherworking and timekeeping projects in Whatchoo Workin’ On. Our listeners have questions about waterproofing basements, windows painted shut, and bathroom demolition. Finally, Hardware We’re Hard...
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May 15, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, The Correctional Facility takes us back to that old canard: bird secrets. We talk popcorn ceiling removal and Brian Setzer in Whatchoo Workin’ On, and answer listener questions about wolf spiders, cats deucing elsewhere, and bathtub inception. Finally, Hardware We’re Hard For tackles interrogative kitchen utensils. Working on a project? Tweet about the show using #spacklegeist or email us your home improvement...
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May 8, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we begin with unfortunate HR reminders and issue a correction about rubbish bandits. Whatchoo Workin’ On brings us into DIY plumbing territory and fireproof art. Our listeners have questions about 3-way lights, and we take a minute to Talk About Ashleigh. Finally, Hardware We’re Hard For discusses the perils of crywater. Working on a project? Tweet about the show using #spacklegeist or email us your home improvement...
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May 1, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we start off trying to talk tools but end up defining death. We talk about our ongoing personal projects, from apps to sticks. Our listeners have questions about repairing crown moulding, devils escaping from plaster walls (wherein we earn our ‘explicit’ tag), and gravity toilet pressure. Finally, Hardware We’re Hard For brings us trunnions. Working on a project? Tweet about the show using #spacklegeist or email...
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Apr 24, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we bounce from unicorns to rocking horses right quick. Our listeners have unusual questions about home construction in the US, 3-way switches, getting kids off of your lawn, hanging art, and new decks, while The Invoice Minute makes its sophomore debut. Finally, Hardware We’re Hard For takes us to The Dark Carnival. Working on a project? Tweet about the show using #spacklegeist or email us your home improvement...
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Apr 17, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we sincerely apology for the inaccuracy of our DIY crib plans. Whatchoo Workin’ On reveals tree secrets and Japanese tool ghosts, while our listeners want answers about electrical currents, home security, bees, pressure-treated wood, bathroom renovation, and caulk. Finally, Hardware We’re Hard For projects us through space and time. Plus, we introduce a new segment! Working on a project? Email us your questions to...
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Apr 10, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, fresh paint fumes abound in the podquarters as we dive into cabbage corrections. We catch up on Whatchoo Workin’ On with ER trips, book selves, and art. Our listeners have questions about Pergo laminate flooring, yard bees, all manner of terrestrial pests, and a rash of queries about smarthomes and IoT. Sponsors are back in this week’s Hardware We’re Hard For, which is actually about hardware again. Working on a...
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Mar 6, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we start with corrections about the Undying Protectorate of the Moon Empress. “Whatchoo Workin’ On?” brings us mammoth-proofing and an unexpected feud with Bolivia, while our listener questions include front porch repair vis-a-vis a rowdy granddaughter and a Canadian fiancee fiasco. Finally, surprises are afoot in “Hardware We’re Hard For” (Jeff can’t we change this segment title Matt no we can’t). Email...
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Feb 27, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we introduce a new segment, “Whatchoo Workin’ On?”, that brings us into Irish-poet-based HVAC territory for the first time before we get just real uncomfortable with masculine vulnerability. Jeff issues our mea culpa for Bradleys and more clues are revealed that explain why Matt is the way Matt is. “Mailboxes and So On” gives us listener questions about dumpster quantity, upping your resale value with ceiling...
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Feb 20, 2017 Jeff and Matt
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On this week’s episode of everyone’s favorite home improvement podcast, we start by issuing a small correction about plaster-of-paris. In “Mailboxes And So On,” we answer listener questions about leaky rooves, when you should replace smoke detectors, and what to do about ghosts in the attic. Finally, a quick stop in everyone’s favorite segment, “Hardware We’re Hard For” (are we really sticking with that?), takes us across the pond.